Tagged: history of nutrition

The Origins of National Nutrition Month

Many of you may not know this, but March is National Nutrition Month. Dietitians and health professionals around the country celebrate healthy lifestyles and nutrition education for the month of March with special events, promotional items, blogs, radio ads, and more! Stay tuned to learn more about how National Nutrition Month came to be…

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MyPlate and the History of Food Guides

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has presented several Food Guides over the last 70+ years to help consumers create the ideal diet. These guides are visual representations of the nutritional recommendations for that time period. The newest of the USDA Food Guides is called MyPlate. Before we get into what MyPlate is, let’s […]

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